Greensboro, North Carolina June 22 - 24, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 22 - 24, 2018

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro, NC area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $148 USD/team ends Tue, May 29
  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 12
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 22
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Open Call for Cast and Crew

Sat, Jun 2, 2018 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center
200 North Davie Street, Greensboro 27401

Need a team?  Whether you are creating a team or want to join a team, this is the event for you!  Team leaders, come out and meet potential crew, see auditions.  Actors, be prepared to present a one (1) minute or less monologue. Crew, be prepared to discuss your interests and abilities, whether it's being a gofer, grip, camera operator, make-up artist, paper wrangler, or editor. The possibilities are endless. 

10 - 10:30   Check in and mingle

10:30            Auditions begin

Mingle more after auditions


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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Revolution Mill
1160 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Revolution Mill
1160 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Premiere Screenings

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Group A: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group B: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Group C: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 9:15pm
Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10.00 USD
Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro

Judges will review the films and select various winners including the Best Film of the 2018 Greensboro 48HFP. See these films in addition to the audience award winners, followed by the awards ceremony revealing the various recognitions in Oscar style.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Greensboro in only 48 hours.

  • AstroJane Productions Tony Prestwood
  • Blue Bear Productions Jason McGhinnis
  • Bottom Shelf Films Andrew Mudgett
  • Eccentrics Anonymous Julia Hersberger
  • General Pictures Richard Earl
  • Layla Films Olivia Mungal
  • NOSTALGIA Dorothy Wallace-Alexander
  • Pandemonium Productions Angela Aguigui-Walton
  • Rescued Castaways Terry Power
  • Shenanigans Junction Productions Joe O'Shaughnessy
  • TWILIGHT PRODUCTIONS Mark Holliday
  • Twinscape Films Trevor Burkholder

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